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Indiana Super Lawyers Articles

Providence Over Coincidence

Paul Sinclair’s life and practice are guided by his LDS church principles

For Better and for Better

Megan Pastrana breaks down borders to bring couples together

Fun on the Fly

Casting lines with IP lawyer Dan Lueders

Why Figure Skater Kalina Valieva Will Continue Competing

Sports lawyer Bill Bock weighs in on the controversy at the Olympics

Making Their Mark

Five attorneys under 40 talk about their successes and their trials by fire

'They Call Us Counselor for a Reason'

What Dana Eberle-Peay’s family law clients are going through, she’s been through, too

From Southwestern Indiana to West Point

C. Erik Chickedantz spent the '60s in service to his country

All the Angles

From the minutia to the big picture, Deborah J. Caruso has it covered

The Duty to Be a Voice

Alfredo Estrada fights for those born into challenging situations

The Proactive Side

How Deborah Daniels set new athlete-protection standards for USA Gymnastics

Great Heights

Imposing in stature, litigator David Herzog takes his work—not himself—seriously

The Canine Counselor

Therapy dog Mordecai has transformed the practice at Bays Family Law

Shifting the Status Quo

Bill Groth on the fight for the right to vote

The Comeback

Business litigator Tammy Meyer rebuilds her career after a devastating illness

Decoding Stephen Reynolds

Stephen Reynolds was a coder before becoming a prominent IP litigator and data security maven

Discovery with Dina Cox

Dina Cox talks bonfires, non-guilty pleasures and four-letter words.

The Nicest Guy in the Room

M. Michael Stephenson cuts hearts out as politely as possible

Charades in the High Court

And more of Jim Strain’s memories of being a SCOTUS clerk

Mr. Keep It Clean

Bill Bock helps keep the Olympic playing field level

Hopeful Vigilance for PyeongChang 2018

Anti-doping advocate Bill Bock weighs in Russia’s Olympic ouster

Discovery with Rebecca W. Geyer

Rebecca Geyer on measured communication, fluffy novels and moving things with her mind

Local Counsel with Andrea Ciobanu

The Indianapolis attorney tells us what’s good in the neighborhood

Leading the Class Action Cavalry

How Richard Shevitz put his class action know-how to use for Holocaust victims

The Steady Hand

Rick Norris calmly guides his clients—and his aircraft—amidst turbulence

A Lawyer Like You

Vanessa López Aguilera isn’t afraid to take family law cases to court

For the Love of Bloomington

Betsy K. Greene of Greene & Schultz on representing plaintiffs, doing victory dances and pushing those damned boulders

“Why Are You Competing With Me?”

An oral history of the first wave of female attorneys

The King of Uphill Battles

Unlikely causes don’t faze personal injury attorney Terry Noffsinger

In Good Hands

Shelice R. Tolbert on good lawyering, good health and good lessons learned

Known Unknowns

Andy Hull of Hoover Hull Turner on finding antique radios, empathizing with professional liability clients and overcoming early-career jitters

Calm in the Storm

Family law attorney Nancy Cross keeps her cool when others don’t

The Cases That Matter

Henry J. Price talks about his highest-profile case—and the one that changed his career forever

Hell, Belief and Brownfields

Former philosophy instructor David L. Guevara helps clients avoid environmental liability and worse 

The Right Connections

How Notre Dame law student Alisa Finelli linked need with know-how

Building It From Scratch

Elder law solo practitioner Claire E. Lewis on the Affordable Care Act, dealing with end-of-life issues, and her involvement in establishing the practice area in Indiana

The Language of Law

George “Corky” Plews has forged much of the state’s environmental and insurance coverage law

Coming in First

Julia Blackwell Gelinas has blazed trails for female attorneys in Indianapolis, but it’s her work ethic and passion for the law that mark her 30-year career

From Bailiff to Bar

Trial lawyer Nathaniel Lee of Lee & Fairman on getting his foot in the door, President Barack Obama and the year he had 24 cases lined up

The Great Generalist

Jon Laramore of Baker & Daniels on how the lessons he learned working in government—in both civil and criminal arenas—give him a leg up in his appellate law practice

Death Row Defender

Outspoken and caring, Monica Foster is one of the nation’s foremost death penalty attorneys

Practicing Law with an Officer’s Eye

Theodore J. Blanford draws on his military and police experience in and out of the courtroom

Preparation, the High Road and Elliott Levin

The Rubin & Levin partner speaks on bankruptcy law and why he never underprepares for a case

Family Law

After following in the footsteps of her parents, Ann and Ed, Kathleen DeLaney now leads the way

Steady at the Wheel

Appellate lawyer Arend Abel loves guiding people through the labyrinth of the law

In the Tradition of Thurgood Marshall

Ryan Gardner exemplifies the new generation of civil rights lawyers

Erin Drummy’s Bedside Manner

One woman’s journey from respiratory therapy to the law

View From the Top

Bruce Kehoe has a 30,000-foot perspective on his career

Oh, the Places She’s Been!

Mary Nold Larimore treads new ground in her law practice—and her outdoor adventures

Ray of Light

Ray Basile devotes his free time to the Indy Special Olympics

The Gold Standard

Trent Sandifur transmutes his Fort Knox experience into a sterling legal career

Q&A With James Knauer

Over the course of his career, James Knauer of Kroger, Gardis & Regas has served as federal receiver in four Ponzi scheme cases, and helped about 200,000 former employees of Walmart reach a class action settlement with the retail giant.

The Game Changer

Elsa Cole, the NCAA’s first GC

Welcome Back, Conour

William Conour loves to teach, whether he's in the courtroom or out

A Rare Breed

Talking bull with Sherry Fabina-Abney

Kickstart My Charitable Heart

Rodney Taylor puts his two-wheeled passion to good use

Hanging Their Own Shingles

For some lawyers, big-firm life represents a kind of security. For others, what's more important is independence, autonomy and flexibility. We spoke with three young attorneys practicing at small or solo firms to see what life is like on their own.

The Friendly Neighborhood Attack Dog

Jackie Bennett Jr. may bark at hostile witnesses inside the courtroom, but outside, he doesn’t bite

Home of the Brave

Three Indiana attorneys who have served their country in the armed forces tell their tales

Master of Mediation

John Trimble has earned his reputation as one of the state’s top negotiators

Scales of Justice

Bryce Bennett heads up his firm and his firm’s rock band

Café au Laity

Shokrina Beering journeys to Panama to assist the Guaymi Indians

Crossing Borders and the Blue Line

Bob York has traveled around the world coaching hockey

The Compassionate Counsel

A “big guy with a big heart,” Mark Ladendorf commands attention—and respect—from his peers, clients and adversaries

For Whom The Road Tolls

Steve Humke was instrumental to the creation of the groundbreaking lease of the Indiana Toll Road

The Epic Career of Forrest Bowman

The lawyer who fought the police, the FBI and the justice system tells his tale

Go, Bill Baten, Go!

Bill Baten may be the world’s fastest mediator

Ms. Pence Comes From Washington

Linda Pence has been a top Indiana attorney since earning her stripes at the DOJ

Man Around Town

Thomas Bodkin enjoys life and work in small-town Indiana

Team Player

He helped bring the Colts to Indianapolis. He’s defended corporate and sports titans. So how did personal injury law become the highlight of David Tittle’s career?

The Pioneer

Virginia Dill McCarty has blazed trails for Indiana women all her life

Defending Indy's Worst Mass Murderer

Nearly 25 years after he represented King Edward Bell — who killed his wife and four children — Duge Butler looks back at a career-defining case

The Amazing Life of Dean Barnhard

From the circus to the law to the pit stop at Talladega, Barnhard has done it all

Kirsh's Kids

Kirsh has found loving homes for nearly 2,500 babies and children

Love Be a Lawyer Tonight

When he isn’t writing legal briefs, Jeffrey Abrams pens wedding ceremonies and poems for his friends and family

Ain't No Mountain High Enough

Henry started climbing mountains in 1996

Hoosier Hall of Famer

Peter Obremskey exemplifies Indiana basketball

Prosecuting Terrorism

Before 9/11, Timothy McVeigh and Terry Nichols were the most notorious terrorists in the U.S. Larry Mackey prosecuted both of them

Back to Iraq

When Saddam fell, Feisal Istrabadi returned to the nation he once called home

Glass' Menagerie

Fred Glass fights for a new home for the Colts, among other things

Levin's List

Irwin Levin holds Swiss banks accountable for Holocaust restitution

Beyond the Bar

Tom Barnard does his best work outside of the office – and the country

Cliff Notes

For Cliff Browning, sailing offers a break from the bustle

Barking Up the Right Tree

Priscilla Herochik represented man’s best friend — and won

Invasion of the Honorary Consuls

Japan and Denmark have representatives here who are eager to promote everything from automotive technology to engineering expertise

Lawyer of Invention

Loving Frank Zappa ... and the law

A Duck Takes to Water

After a lifetime spent in courtrooms, Berkley Duck sets to sea

Are Lawyers Taking Over Indiana?

More and more, the top echelons of business and government are being filled by lawyers

Mike Tyson Redux

Sometimes the worst defense can be offensive

Bill Hall: The Picture of American Health

Bill Hall changed the state of health care in Indiana 33 years ago and is still going strong today

The Adrenaline Law Firm

Is there something in the water at Woodard Emhardt that encourages daredevilism?

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